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with the latest on this story. good morning. >> good morning, ann. well, rebecca brooks wrote a letter to her staff and reiterates her apology. she goes on to admit that she's become a focal point in this crisis and potential distraction from news international's efforts to fix the problems of the past. from the moment this scandal broke rebecca brooks has been a lightning rod. the editor of the "news of the wor world" when the most damaging we allegation of phone hacking took place. >> james miller and rebecca brooks can deny knowledge but they can't deny responsibility. >> reporter: in 2002 reporters for the paper are accused of hacking voice mail, a 13-year-old murder victim. brook shut down the paper last sunday firing hundreds but her offer to resign last week was declined by news corp. today the company accepted. meanwhile, brooks' former boss, rupert murdoch, has gone on the defensive choosing to talk to one of his own papers if in an interview with the "wall street journal," he said the damage done to news corp's reputation are irresist viable. murdoch pledged to investigate any charg
. it's a bombshell. the woman at the center of the phone-hacking scandal, rebekah brooks, former editor for "news of the world," has been arrested in connection with the explosive case that has engulfed rupert murdoch's media empire. we'll have a live report from london. >>> and scorched earth. our sizzling summer brings new record highs across the country with temperatures soaring above 100. for many states, it's about to get even hotter. for many states, it's about to get even hotter. today's sunday, july 17, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on sunday. i'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolfe. two big breaking news stories to get to this morning. we want to begin with casey anthony. after 1,006 days in jail and just 12 days after a jury found her not guilty of murdering her daughter, caylee, casey anthony is a free woman. >> this is the seen from inside the orange county jail in orlando at the moment she was being escorted out of the facility. she appears to say thank you to one of the law enforcement officers before she's l
to manage the damage control personally. on display his so far unqualified support from rebecca brooks, former editor of the paper and now a trusted executive at news corp. smiles for the cameras but calls for hooks to resign are growing louder. one of the most damaging allegations the paper faces is a phone hacking of a 13-year-old murder victim. charismatic redhead was editor of "news of the world "account at the time. >> if she goes that puts a spotlight on rupert murdoch's son james and if he is vulnerable rupert murdoch is himself. >> reporter: he is widely seen as his father's heir apparent. >> james murdoch and rebecca brooks cannot deny responsibility. >> reporter: brook clings to her job as hundreds of "news of the world" employees lost theirs. fired suddenly with just three months' pay and a promise that newscorp. will do its best to find new positions. one recording brook taking tough questions from an openly hostile staff. >> you're calling our newspaper toxic. do you think we'd want to work for you again? >> reporter: the final edition had a simple head lip "thank you and
brooks, the former head of the newspaper arm was the latest person to be arrested. her spokesman says she was asked to come in for questioning on sunday, but did not know she would be arrested. brooks resigned from her executive position at "news corps" friday, the same day les00ton, washer of "the wall street journal" resigned. the resignations and brooks' arrest some say could open up further criticism of rupert murdoch's son james, the head of "news corps" european operations. >> he may be vulnerable. that doesn't mean that rupert murdoch himself is vulnerable. >> reporter: on tuesday, rupert and james murdoch will publicly answer questions from members of parliament. the deputy prime minister told the bbc exactly what the government wants to hear from the head of "news corps." >> i think he needs to come absolutely clean, about what he knew, about what his senior executives knew. >> reporter: "news corps" published two full-page advertisements in the british press over the weekend, one an apology directly from murdoch. the second, a list of what "news corps" will do to make it right a
victims, including actor hugh grant, who is now suing the department. meanwhile, rebecca brooks, the former head of murdoch's british newspaper arm, was the latest person to be arrested. her spokesman says she was asked to come in for questioning on sunday but did not know she would be arrested. brooks resigned from her executive position at "news corps" friday, the same day les hinton, her predecessor, now publisher of "the wall street journal," resigned. both deny any knowledge of wrongdoing at "news of the world." the resignations and brooks' arrest some say could open up further criticism of rupert murdoch's son james, the head of news corp.'s european and asian operations. >> he may find his that doesn't mean that rupert murdoch himself is vulnerable. position in the company vulnerable. >> reporter: on tuesday, rupert and james murdoch will publicly answer questions from members of parliament. the deputy prime minister told the bbc exactly what the government wants to hear from the head of news corp. >> i think he needs to come absolutely clean, about what he knew, about wh
for everything. hiking, biking, pilates. brooke... okay. i wear yoga pants because i am too lazy for real pants. that's my tide. what's yours? >> live, local, latebreaking. this is a wbal-tv 11 news update. >> most of this holiday is going to be dry. other, get into the late afternoon or evening hours, we could see its scattered showers or thunderstorms. in the upper 80s and low 90s brought most fireworks displays brought most fireworks displays start at 9:00 at 10:00. [ female announcer ] keurig brews more than just hot coffee. now you can brew over ice for delicious iced coffee or tea. hot or cold, keurig is the way to brew everyone's favorite cup in under a minute. choose. brew. enjoy. keurig. ♪ >>> that is country music star blake shelton singing his hit song "honeybee." that's what all the buzz will be here on "today" when he takes center stage right here on the plaza. if you're neighborhood, stop on by. meanwhile, planning a family road trip this summer? >> absolutely not. >> it's going to be exciting. we've got some important tip on how to make them perhaps a little bit more pleasant a
formerly led murdoch's british newspaper office. later in the day, brooks faced questions by herself from the same panel. she was arrested on sunday over allegations of phone hacking and payments to police for information. she, too, denies any wrongdoing or any knowledge of wrongdoing. >> i have never paid a policeman myself. >> reporter: but for the murdochs, the day was not just about defending themselves. they were trying to salvage the reputation of news corp. >> "the news of the world" is less than 1% of our company. i employ 53,000 people around the world. >> reporter: in just two weeks, the second largest media company in the world has come under withering attacks. >> and it is our determination to both put things right, make sure these things don't happen again. >> reporter: it is widely believed that james wants the top job at news corp. himself. but for the moment, that position isn't open. >> mr. murdoch, have you considered resigning? >> no. >> why not? >> because i feel that people i trusted have let me down. i'm the best person to clean this up. >> reporter: the murdochs wer
of parliament to brief lawmakers on the bribing scandal. >>> and this morning a attorney for rebekah brooks, former editor of "news of the world" arrested over the weekend said she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >>> casey anthony is a free woman today, as you heard. but her whereabouts are unknown. nbc's kerry sanders has the latest now from orlando. kerry, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, natalie. after solitary in a cell for three years, in one day, casey anthony, sunday morning, walked out the front door, climbed into an suv, was pursued for a short time by news helicopters, and then casey anthony vanished. flanked by her attorney, casey anthony, wearing a bright pink shirt, skinny jeans and sneakers, mouthed a simple thank you to one of the officers in the jail and within 15 seconds, she was out the front door. amid protesters' cat calls, casey made her way to an avoiding suv, where she flashed a slim smile, and then she and her crews sped off. some of those who gathered here still angry at her acquittal gave chase on foot. while from above news helicopters followe
's any evidence that led him to believe his executives, rebekah brooks and les hinton knew the hacking was going on. he says they did not know, but nevertheless, he accepted their resignation. it is a faceoff, rupert murdoch questioned by a small panel of politicians about the hacking. >> i would like to say how sorry i am and how sorry we are to particularly the victims of illegal voice mail interceptions and to their families. it's a matter of great regret to me, my father, and everyone at news corporations. these actions do not live up to the standards our company aspires to everywhere around the world. >> they've got a lot of questions to answer, but the main one, did you know what was going on, these appalling things were done in your done, if not, why didn't you? >> reporter: murdoch has already apologized and launched an internal investigation, but he and executives say they weren't aware of wrong doings at the time. at his father's side today, james murdoch. many say his performance today will have a direct impact on his future with the company. questioned separately, rebekah b
british lawmakers today, along with his son james and rebekah brooks, the former head of the british newspaper empire. parliament will hold an emergency session wednesday to address the phone hacking crisis. >>> meantime, the reporter who blew the whistle on the phone hacking scandal at "news of the world" was found dead at his home monday. authorities say, though, his death was not suspicious. >>> the house votes today on the tea party's plan to increase the government's borrowing limit. the so-called cut, cap and balance plan is likely, though, to be dead on arrival. the democratic-controlled senate and the white house have already promised to veto it. senate leaders are expected to float a bipartisan plan in response. >>> and for the second time this month, a giant dust storm called a haboob rolled through phoenix, arizona. the 3,000-foot-tall ball of dust scrambled visibility at sky harbor international airport and sent winds gusting up to 40 miles per hour. >>> fond farewells as nasa's final shuttle "atlantis" departed from the international space station. it's due back on earth
. >> i was safe. >> michael brooks, our umpire, safe. >> you were supposed to come but it was too hot. >> i lamed out. >> i had to take him to lunch. but mark victor, our producer, pitching, shutout. >> shutout match for him. peter alexander, his two triples. >> did somebody die? >> i know. >> while we're playing this. >> yes. >> are we mourning the -- >> there's mark victor at bat. >> i guess this is why -- this is the theme that gma was playing. >> yeah. great sports. they were great sports. >> they were. >> fun day. >> even better sports because they lost! >> natalie is a good sport. we aren't so much. >> fantastic. >> "today" show team, way to go. >> good job, team. >>> coming up -- >> how to avoid common nutritional pitfalls that can sabotage your diet. >> aretha franklin with a live performance. jeff! honey, i can't walk any faster. [ female announcer ] the great taste is clear. [ cellphone beeps ] [ jeff ] ooh! [ female announcer ] oscar mayer deli fresh turkey comes in a clear pack so the freshness you see is what you taste. only from oscar mayer. [ cellphone beeps ] your moth
a direct impact on his future at the company. questioned separately, rebekah brooks, resigned as head of the newspaper arm last friday. two days later, the 33-year-old was arrested for her alleged connection to the phone hacking and unlawful payments to police officers. >> the position of rebekah brooks can be simply stated. she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >> reporter: the murdochs' testimony comes two weeks into a scandal that is not rocking just their company but also the institution of british society. there have been four high-profile resignations, including the top brass of scotland yard, and ten arrests. each new day drops a new bombshell. on monday, it was the death of sean hoare, the first journalist to go on the record pointing the finger directly at former "news of the world" editor andy colson accusing him of actively encouraging phone hacking. police say his death is unexplained, but not suspicious. and in an ironic twist, the company accused of hacking got hacked themselves. murdoch's son paper had to quickly remove this fake headline on its paper last night. t
clothes. i mean, i wear my yoga pants for everything. hiking, biking, pilates... [ woman ] brooke... okay. i wear yoga pants because i am too lazy for real pants. that's my tide. what's yours? i wear yoga pants because i am too lazy for real pants. introducing crest 3d white enamel renewal toothpaste. it not only removes up to 90% of surface stains in just two weeks, it also strengthens and rebuilds your enamel. new crest 3d white enamel renewal toothpaste. life opens up when you do. >>>en this july 4th holiday weekend we're celebrating the beauty of america's national parks including a spectacular glacier park. at jenna bush hager reports, it is a sight to see. >> reporter: the crown of the continent, where two countries unite above land carved by ancient glaciers. gleaning lakes, with storied peaks and wild flowers cascade along the foothills of the continental divide. glacier became the country's tenth national park more than 100 years ago, a century before that, blackbeat indians roamed this corner of northwest montana and named their land the backbone of the world, and it's easy to s
of news much tof the world. we're also learning rebecca brooks has agreed to testify in front of parliament next week. so far rupert and his younger son, james, have declined that invitation. even after the phone hacking scandal forced news corp to pull out of the biggest merger deal in its history -- >> order, order! >> reporter: politicians unleashed another withering tirade in the halls of parliament. >> law breaking often on an industrial scale at its worst dependent on leaks with the british criminal underworld. >> reporter: journalism in this country will never be the same again. david and hundreds of others lost their jobs when news corp suddenly shut down the news of the world. >> it's open season against the british media now. they've drawn blood and i think they're going in for the kill. >> reporter: the scandal has rocked the second largest media company in the world. and is now spreading across the atlantic. there are calls on capitol hill for separate u.s.-led investigations. if news of the world bribed british police officers as alleged, murdock's company may hav
>>> chilling confession. >>> good morning, chilling confession, a brook lancaster man admits to the murder of an 8-year-old boy who got lost as he walked home alone from day camp. why the alleged killer says he did it. >> enough is enough, president obama reportedly walks out of the mt contentious meeting yet to reach a deficit deal amid a new warning that failure to act may cost the u.s. the top credit rating. >>> the u.s. women's soccer team uses a dramatic goal to advance at the world cup. now they are in the finals for the first time in 12 years today, thursday, july 14th, 2011. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and ann curry. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> and welcome today on this thursday morning. i'm ann curry. >> and i'm matt lauer. and this case in brooklyn has shaken the murder of this 8-year-old boy. >> it's shaken anyone thinking about this as a parent. the victim just eight years out, begged his parents to be allowed to walk home from summer camp by himself. they finally agreed. police say it was happensubstance he asked a man for
, pilates. brooke... okay. i wear yoga pants because i am too lazy for real pants. that's my tide. what's yours? >>> good morning to you. 9:26 on this fourth of july. i'm laura garcia-cannon. lots of great things to do and places to go in independence holiday. there will be a rose red white and blue parade at 10:00 this morning. the parade kicks off at west san carlos and shasta avenue and winds through the guard innablgd and ends near shasta avenue. among those taking part, chuck reed and his wife. >>> the fourth of july parade will kick off in just a few hours. the it will start at webster street and starts this morning at 10:00. more than 170 entries and 2500 participants will mampl along the three-mile course. and in san francisco, for a spectacular fireworks display, check out the city's waterfront show. it will take place at 9:30 tonight from aquatic park all the way down to pier 39. it will be closed to the public. boats will not be allowed to enter the lagoon from 1:00 until 10:00 tonight. other events happening around the bay, some of them are on your screen. you can see san fr
is rebecca brooks, the paper's former editor and still a top corporate executive. critics have charged that murdoch chose to save her rather than one of britain's oldest newspapers. at age 80, murdoch's once bulletproof reputation has been shaken. >> the reports that this is the end of murdoch or this is the death of murdoch in a business sense are probably overstated. but it does give one pause to see a scandal of this proportion really spiral out of control. >> reporter: hacking the phones of celebrities and politicians was one thing. but harvesting the grieving voicemails of ordinary people dealing with tragedy triggered an explosion of revulsion that could not be contained. with advertisers abandoning the paper, its closing will put some 200 employees out of work and there are publish reports today that there are more arrests coming, perhaps within days, several investigations now under way. >> nbc's mike taibbi, thanks so much, mike. 7:13. once again here's david. >>> ann, thanks. it is likely to be the number one issue in the 2012 presidential election as we've been talking about
prebekaa brooks, has been asked to testify next week in front of parliament. >> what's really interesting is that until now, rupe rupert mur was confident that all parties are going to support him. now they're all turning against him. >> reporter: murdoch shut down the "news of the world" because of what was described as toxic culture. but the company is fighting back against allegations involving two of the other papers, "the sun" and "the sunday times." they wanted to get a 2006 article about his child's cystic fi breaux says, suggesting their methods may have been illegal. a new statement from new international denies any wrong doing and said the story "the sun" ran about their son originated from a member of public whose family has also experienced cystic fibrosis. but damage to the company may have already been done. some say it is about time. including actor hugh grant who in recent months has led his own campaign against the tabloid. even recording this conversation with the deputy editor of "news of the world" last april. mcmullen did not know he was being recorded acknowledged ha
and killed during a sleepover was laid to rest. michael brooks was at a friend's house last friday night when investigators say a 11-year-old and a gun inside the home and the accidently shot him in the head. authorities found a total of 22 guns in the house and no charges have been filed by police are still investigating. fire investigators are trying to figure out was sparked a blaze through a shopping center in randallstown. chris responded to a building behind liberty plaza shopping center on friday morning. a gas line probably fueled the flames and it occurs about one hour to put the fire out. there were no reports of any injuries. exxonmobil faces more than $1 billion in punitive damages in a case involving a ghastly. baltimore county civil jury returned that verdict on thursday. a group of 160 jacksonville, maryland residents and business owners sued exxonmobil after a gas leaks boiled their ground water in 2006. the company says it will appeal. his second home invasion by police impersonators in one week as the baltimore police department concerned about the public's trust. the latest
celebrating their 17th birthday. what are your names? >> brook and summer anderson. >> happy birthday, ladies. all right. that's what's going on >> the fog dissipating. the sunshine in the forecast throughout the day. temperatures are going to be high. is going to kill a lot less >> and we got some nice -- four sisters, vermont, new hampshire, delaware, and new york. nice to see you guys. all right. thanks for sharing your sisterly love here. ann? >> all right, al, thank you so much. coming up, we're going to be hearing from denise richards talking about her divorce from charlie sheen, what life was like for her then and what is life like for her now? that's coming up right after this. -o took over a restaurant just for a day to show the world a better burger. now, millions of turkey burgers later, we're still out to win over burger lovers. woman: it's really good! man: the taste is great. ancr: st in time r the grilling season. n madelicious burger. the taste is great. maman, i'm on my third one right now. it's awesome. woman: i would definitely have a turkey burger again. man: this is fanta
after a number of tweets he posted about rebecca brooks me said in one of them that she told him that almost all of their information comes directly from police. in a later tweet he said that police received, quote, a nice little wad of cash for the service. ann? >> this story just keeps on growing. thank you so much. >>> 7:09. here's matt. >> ann, thanks very much. now to washington and the heat that president obama and congressional leaders are under to reach a deal on slashing the budget deficit. nbc's kristen welker is at the white house with the latest on this. good morning. good to see you. >> good morning. good to see you, too. president obama will meet with congressional leaders again today. the two sides still very much deadlocked. and the clock is ticking. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: with the deadline looming, president obama and congressional leaders met monday for a third time but they're still struggling to find common ground on the debt ceiling. >> this is the same shot you had yesterday except we're wearing ties today. >> reporter: those familiar with mond
for a while and wanted to propose. she was a former miss texas named brooke daniels >> still is. >> he decided the way he was going to propose was he was going to put the ring in the mail. >> why not? >> a $76,000 engagement ring. >> insured. >> with a recorded proposal. >> nice guy. he was sent $5,000 for her to pay for some of her schooling. >> i wouldn't like that in my proposal. here's money. >> she asked for it apparently. >> whatever. the bottom line is she got the proposal and got the ring and listened to the proposal and said no. now, what to do with the ring. >> did she keep the money to go to school. let's find out about that too. >> the ring, i guess he wanted the ring back and she said oops, she lost the ring. later it was determined the dad had the ring and said he was sending it back, but hasn't yet. >> he didn't want a lawsuit. he said he will return it. >> if someone proposes to you and gives you a ring, do you get to keep it if you don't get married? that's the question. i would like to know the answer. >> i think that that constitutes an agreement between you. i will receive
to our old inn. it's now owned by a friend, but 7 brook lyy still feels like home. >> this is the hang ten room. kathie was in love with all the surfers. >> where's my door? >> right there. >> welcome, hang ten. >> are there any smooch marks on it? i practiced kiising on the door. it was the '60s and i was a teenager. there was no better place to be. one particular night, i was smooching with my love right here and i realized, oh, my gosh, it's getting late. so we jumped up anddi started o the trek down to the inn, very hurriedly, like this. and here comes my brother and my father. so i thought, oh, my gosh between theetwo of them, i'm not going to have a heinie left. even though i'm not doing anything wrong, what 16-year-old girl doesn't smooch once in a while and we turned this corner and right here -- so close, they caught up with me. my daddy lit into me like crazy and he told my boyfriend never to come back here again. the beach was also where i earned my very first paycheck. business on the boardwalk for 80 years. >> oh, my gosh, my boss, barry is here! barry! barry was a great
to brooke daniels. >> still is. >> he decided the way he was going to propose to her was to put the ring in the mail. >> why not. >> an engagement ring for $76,000. with a recorded message, proposal >> nice guy. he was sent $5,000 for her to pay for schooling. >> i wouldn't like that in a proposal. >> she asked for it apparently. whatever. so to speak. >> she got the proposal and got the ring and listened and said no. now, what to do with the ring. >> did she keep the money to go to school? >> let's talk about the ring first. the ring, i guess he wanted the ring back and said oops, she lost the ring. later it was determined that the dad had the ring and said he was sending it back, but hasn't yet. >> he didn't want a lawsuit. >> he said he would. if someone proposes and gives you a ring, do you get to keep it if you don't get married? that's the question. >> i would like to know the answer. i think that constitutes an agreement between you. i will receive this ring and we made an agreement to enter into a legal relationship. i sound like star jones. i have no reason to talk. the point is
of twins celebrate their 17th birthday. what are your names. >> brooke and summer anderson. >> happy birthday. >> that's what's go on around the country. here's what's happening in your neck of the woods. >> good morning. here we've got sunshine, lower humidity continuing to move in. right now we're in the 70s throughout most of the region. later today around 90 with bright sun. if you're off for a prolonged period, wear sunblock. more of the same wednesday, not much humidity. more humid on thursday and friday. into the weekend, might get storms on saturday. then a bit less humid on sunday and monday, with highs near 9 oh both days. that's the way it >> and we got some nice -- four sisters, vermont, new hampshire, delaware, and new york. nice to see you guys. all right. thanks for sharing your sisterly love here. ann? >> all right, al, thank you so much. coming up, we're going to be hearing from denise richards talking about her divorce from charlie sheen, what life was like for her then and what is life like for her now? that's coming up right after this. -o took over a restaurant j
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